William Campbell (surveyor)

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William Campbell (ca. 1767 – October 27, 1844 Cherry Valley, Otsego County, New York) was an American physician, merchant, surveyor and politician from New York.


He was the oldest son of American Revolutionary War Colonel Samuel Campbell (1738–1824) and Jane Cannon Campbell (1743–1836).[1]

He ran a drug and hardware store in Cherry Valley.

He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Otsego Co.) in 1816 and 1817 as a Federalist, and in 1827.

He was New York State Surveyor General from 1835 to 1838.

U.S. Representative William W. Campbell was his nephew.



Political offices
Preceded by
Simeon De Witt
New York State Surveyor General
Succeeded by
Orville L. Holley